The BA (Hons.) in Musical Arts is specifically designed to meet the rapid expansion of jobs in the Culture and Creative Industries in both China and around the world. It is founded on the principle that in today’s job market, it is vital for music graduates to possess a wide range of skills, creative thinking and contemporary knowledge to succeed as professional musicians and realise their creative potential. The core programme, taught in English by an international faculty, includes all the essential courses found in music schools around the world, with students nominating to specialise in either i) Performance or ii) Composition. In addition, there is a wide range of electives available which embrace both emerging and traditional areas relating to music, including music for film and video games, jazz and popular music, music technology, as well as traditional Chinese music. The programme culminates in a Final Year Project, showcasing our students’ creative talent and providing them with a platform to pursue careers in the Culture and Creative Industries and beyond.

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Programme highlights:

  • Instruction in either i) Performance or ii) Composition taught by international faculty.
  • A wide range of music technology courses
  • Courses in jazz and popular music
  • Film music and music for video games course options
  • Many opportunities for pursuing interdisciplinary project work with other programmes (in particular the Cinema and Television programme and Media Arts and Design programme)
  • A Centre of Musical Excellence in the region

 

为了顺应中国乃及全球文化创意行业的快速扩张以及该行业对创意音乐人才的大量需求,文化与创意学部计于2017-2018学年度开设音乐艺术专业。 本专业旨在培养学生具备全面的专业技能、创意理念和广博的当代知识理论,开发学生无限的艺术创造潜力,为学生铺就一条成为专业音乐人才之通途。

本专业所有课程采用英文授课,师资队伍由中外音乐专家及教授学者组成,学生不仅可以学到与世界各地音乐学院接轨的必修课程及专业核心课程,同时还可选择修读侧重音乐表演或者作曲理论与技术专业的课程。此外,通过众多专业选修课的修读,学生不仅有机会了解传统领域的音乐知识和技能,也能够掌握新兴领域的音乐知识和技术,例如,电影音乐和游戏音乐、爵士与流行音乐、电脑音乐创作和中国传统音乐等。

本专业学生在最后一个学年将以期末发表会的形式,集中展示学生四年来积累的创造力、表现力和专业素质能力。此外,本专业着力为学生提供广阔和开放的国际视野,让学生在文化创意行业,乃至更多元化的领域里谋求工作机会和职业发展。

专业特色

  • 全英文授课,国际化师资
  • 跨学科领域的实践机会(与电影电视专业、媒体艺术与设计专业合作)
  • 顺应行业发展潮流,针对爵士和流行音乐特设理论和实践课程
  • 符合国际水准的音乐应用课程
  • 提供电影音乐和电玩音乐课程
  • 珠三角地区创新音乐卓越中心